Uniting the People of God in This Area
Bessemer Baptist Association
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
To Go...To Serve...Together

About Us

Meet Your Associational Missionary Strategist
Dr. Barry F. Cosper, Associational Missionary Strategist 
Bio for Dr. Barry F. Cosper
Barry has served the Lord through the local church for 48 years in various ministry capacities. He is a graduate of Samford University, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, and received his doctoral degree from the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Barry and his wife, Cathy, have been married for 47 years. 
For the past 48 years, Barry has served as a pastor for 34 years and an Associational Mission Strategist for 14 years. His ministry background consists of the following: Sunday School Growth, Church Health, Church Discipline, Spiritual Gift Discovery, Solemn Assembly, and church coach- ing. Barry is also certified in interim pastor, transitional pastor, church revitalization, and now completing certification in church consultations, church replants, and Gospel coaching. His ministry background uniquely enables him to serve the association as Associational Mission Strategist. He is available to assist BBA member churches in any area of ministry. Please feel free to contact him at 205-599-3245 (0) or 205-441- 2886 (C). 
To Go...To Serve...Together!
It is the purpose of this Association...
  • to promote fellowship among the churches
  • to conduct a definite work of local missions in cooperation with the churches of the Association
  • to en­courage the churches to support the cooperative work of evangelism, missions, Christian education, and benevolence as fostered by the Alabama Baptist Convention and the Southern Baptist Convention
  • to engage in any other activities which promotes the Kingdom of God.